• Blogs

    October 27, 2014

    Insane Clown Posse at Myth, 10/25/14

    Psychopathic Records Shockfest with Insane Clown Posse, Da Mafia 6ix, and Mushroomhead Myth, Maplewood Saturday, October 25, 2014 Juggalos aren't cool in the mainstream sense, but what they lack in cultural capital they make up for in passion and loyalty to the family. Strip away all the clowning an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2014

    New Breweries, Festivals, and Another Oktoberfest Headline This Weekend's Events

    It's a busy weekend for beer happenings across the state: Fun runs, Oktoberfest, and new taprooms top the bill. Friday marks the opening of NorthGate's new taproom in their new building. It's modeled after an English pub and there will be a food truck and lots of beers flowing from their new taplin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2014

    Apple Valley, Minnetonka are Twin Cities hotbeds for cheating spouses

    The suburbs are where most of the Twin Cities' wannabe cheaters live, according to new information released by Ashley Madison, which is known perhaps as the world's leading hookup site for wayward spouses.According to the site's "membership per capita" numbers, 9.1 percent of the Twin Cities' Ashley ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2014

    Tech N9ne at Myth, 5/10/14

    Tech N9ne Myth, Maplewood Saturday, May 10, 2014 Last night, Tech N9ne brought a wildly enthusiastic all-ages crowd out to Myth Nighclub for his Independent Grind Tour. Cameras scanned the crowd, perhaps filming for a future DVD release by Strange Music, the independent record label founded by Tec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    Juicy J at Myth, 3/28/14

    Juicy J Myth, Maplewood Friday, March 28, 2014 At 10 p.m. on Friday, two terrified girls were pressed against the front row railing at Myth. Behind them, a wave of disoriented faces swelled and lurched forward. The bodies in the front retaliated by pushing back. Men cried. Young girls in booty shor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2014

    Childish Gambino at Myth, 3/18/14

    Childish Gambino Myth, Maplewood Tuesday, March 18, 2014 Childish Gambino's rap schtick shouldn't work as well as it does. In the vein of Drake a la Degrassi, Gambino -- aka Donald Glover -- got his start writing for 30 Rock before earning a role on NBC's try-hard comedy Community. But despite, or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2013

    Champps Americana's parent company files for bankruptcy

    F&H Acquisition Corp. has hit hard times. The Wichita-based company that owns 35 Champps Americana restaurants including several in Minnesota, has fallen into considerable debt and recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, reports the Wichita Business Journal.F&H acquired Champps in 200 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    Slayer at Myth, 11/8/13

    Slayer With Gojira Myth, Maplewood Friday, November 8, 2013 Celebrating 32 years as a band, death metal pioneers Slayer have hit some obstacles in recent years. Co-founding guitarist Jeff Hanneman died at the beginning of 2013, and on-again off-again drummer Dave Lombardo was finally fired from the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    Free burgers for veterans at the 5-8 Club today

    It may be a small token of appreciation, but at least it's a cheesy one.In honor of Veterans Day, the famed 5-8 Club will be giving away free burgers to vets at all three of their locations. See Also:The 5-8 Club may open a St. Paul locationBest local delicacy 2008 - Juicy Lucy

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    Smoke shop worker says customers cry, ask for single cig thanks to new tax

    Sure, smokers aren't thrilled with the $1.60-per-pack tax that went into effect in July, but would you believe some are crying about it?SEE ALSO: E-cigs banned at Target Field That's how the sticker shock has manifested itself at one Twin Cities smoke shop, if a worker there can be believed.

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2013

    101-year-old woman dies after St. Paul cop backs into her

    A 101-year-old woman died today from injuries sustained when a St. Paul cop backed into her last Friday afternoon.SEE ALSO: Maplewood officer fired for offering to buy alcohol, vibrator for 19-year-old he met on-dutyThe Star Tribune, citing a conversation with St. Paul PD spokesman Paul Paulos, repo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    Fuel, Hoobastank, and Alien Ant Farm at Myth, 8/8/13

    Big Night Out Tourwith Fuel, Hoobastank, Alien Ant Farm, and AeousMyth Nightclub, MaplewoodWednesday, August 7, 2013Time can be a good indicator of how far you've come as a band. It could be good to you, or it could leave you in the dust. With a bill of bands that "you used to love" at Myth, it was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    Maplewood officer fired for offering to buy alcohol, vibrator for 19-year-old he met on-duty

    An arbitrator has upheld the firing of Maplewood police officer Kevin Coffey, a 10-year veteran of the force who lost his job for creepily flirting with and harassing a 19-year-old he met on-duty last summer.SEE ALSO: Police Chief Zeb Hemsworth won't lose job for "scum sucking baby killing bitch" ra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Fall Out Boy at Myth, 6/26/2013

    Fall Out Boy with New PoliticsMyth Nightclub, MaplewoodWednesday, June 26, 2013Fall Out Boy sure know how to keep their fans waiting. First with a new album, then Wednesday night at the Myth as the sold out room waited -- and waited -- to see a reunion of their favorite band four years in the making ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    Jake's Street Grille: a new restaurant-run food truck

    With locations in Eagan, Eden Prairie, Maplewood, Plymouth, and Gull Lake, Jake's City Grille knows what its customers love. But how do they transfer their casual neighborhood hangout vibe to the downtown city sidewalks? We stopped by the new food truck Jake's Street Grille for a little downtown Min ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Prince at Myth, 5/25/13

    PrinceMyth Nightclub, MaplewoodSaturday, May 25, 2013You didn't really need to wait until Prince's cover of "Even Flow" -- the last song from the last set of his double-header at Myth on Saturday night -- to know that his performance was a little unpredictable. That fact had long since been establis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    Maplewood police dog mauls 65-year old Bob Rozmarynowski [PHOTOS]

    A police chase took an awful turn this past Monday when an innocent bystander was mauled by a police dog. Robert Rozmarynowski, 65, was out for his usual early morning walk at 3:45 in Maplewood when he heard someone yell, "Stop or I'm gonna shoot!" Rozmarynowski saw a man running toward him and jum ... More >>

  • News

    May 16, 2012

    Bad bosses beware

    MN whistleblower takes on issue of workplace bullying

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Fun. at Myth, 4/13/12

    Fun.With Miniature TigersMyth, MaplewoodFriday, April 13, 2012View a slideshow from the concert here.In the early going, frontman Nate Ruess alerted the audience at Myth that this show was "the biggest headlining show Fun. has ever done" -- and the proceedings played out that way. After initially be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    Fun's show moved to Myth as the Brick undergoes renovations

    ​Fun, purveyors of the current number one smash "We Are Young," will not be performing at the Brick on April 13. The show has been moved to Myth in Maplewood as the new AEG Live venue in Minneapolis's Warehouse District experiences "ongoing renovation."This is actually the second venue shift for t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    5-8 Club declares November Juicy Lucy Month

    5-8 Club5-8 begins a month of cheesy promotions, including free and discounted burgers​5-8 Club has dedicated the entire month of November as a celebration of the Juicy Lucy. Events include a speed-eating contest, a canned food drive, and various giveaways. Festivities began this morning wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Marijuana field found in Maplewood State Park

    Marijuana being confiscated by police in Maplewood State Park.​A Maplewood hiker traveled off the beaten path and found himself in a field of green over the weekend. The hiker was walking through Maplewood State Park Sunday afternoon when he decided to step off the trail and explore the park by F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    Dining Out for Life tomorrow benefits Aliveness Project

    A fine excuse to dine out - it's for charity!​Expect to find a friendly crew handing out cherry red stickers proudly declaring "I Ate" at local eateries this Thursday.  April 28th is the Twin Cities annual Dining Out for Life event in which local restaurants pledge a portion of their proceeds ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Kongmeng Lee charged in Stargate nightclub triple stabbing

    Ramsey County SheriffKongmeng Lee.​A nightclub that once closed a few years ago because of too many fights is back in the news. Kongmeng Lee, a 21-year-old guy from St. Paul, is accused of taking a box cutter to three people outside Maplewood's Stargate nightclub, also known as Club Energy, early ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Timothy Kelvie poses as police officer, pulls over teenagers

    Photo by Liz West, Flickr.Most police officers don't wear firefighter jackets.​Timothy Kelvie, a former Vadnais Heights firefighter, is accused of posing as a police officer and pulling over two teenagers. Based on the equipment found his car, this may not have been the first time. He now fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Cop killer Joshua Michael Martin: Comment of the day

    Missed opportunity?​Joshua Michael Martin is the St. Paul man sentenced to 35 years in prison for his role in the shooting death of Maplewood police Sgt. Joe Bergeron. He granted us a jailhouse interview for our cover story "Cop Killer,." While gathering some background information on Martin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Halloween 2010 concert guide

    ​Got your Star Trek costume all laid out, belly full of candy, pumpkin carved, and still don't know what to do with yourself this Halloween weekend? Don't fret, we've got a host of musical options at your disposal. Here's a rundown of some of the best Halloween-themed concerts happening this weeke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    Joshua M. Martin pleads guilty to killing Sgt. Joe Bergeron

    Martin pleaded guilty to killing Sgt. Joe Bergeron​Newly-convicted cop killer Joshua M. Martin, a 21-year-old guy who was living with his mother at the time he was accused of gunning down Maplewood police Sgt. Joe Bergeron two months ago, has been sentenced to more than 35 years in prison. He ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    Steve Horner, Tom's brother, admits anti-"ladies night" crusade

    Maybe Steve Horner needs a stiff one​Steve Horner sounds like a party pooper. It turns out he's the guy who filed complaints about five local bars discriminating against men because they offered "ladies night" drink specials -- an he's never set foot in any of them. And now we know which bars ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    John T. Babcook ran down woman 'like an animal'

    Babcook faces a felony charge worth 20 years behind bars​John T. Babcook is this morning's poster child for road rage,sitting in jail on a first-degree assault charge, after he ran down a fleeing 23-year-old Oakdale woman "like a dog" in the Hill-Murray School parking lot in Maplewood. Cops s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2010

    Sgt. Joe Bergeron's alleged killer pleads not guilty

    Joshua M. Martin​Joshua M. Martin, charged with gunning down Maplewood police Sgt. Joseph Bergeron earlier this month after a carjacking gone bad, has pleaded not guilty in Ramsey County District Court. Martin, 21, was on supervised prison release when he and another guy named Jason John Jon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Joshua Michael Martin charged after St. Paul cop's murder

    Joshua Michael Martin. "A good boy," his mom says​Joshua Michael Martin, the 21-year-old charged today in connection with the shooting death of Maplewood police Sgt. Joseph Bergeron Saturday morning, lives in St. Paul -- with his mother. "He's a very good boy," his mother told the Star Tribun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Breastfeeding moms stage Old Country Buffet nurse-in

    by unforth​Lactating mothers of the Twin Cities, unite! Last week Bethany Morton was asked to leave the Old Country Buffet in Maplewood after the management decided it couldn't handle her breastfeeding her baby at the restaurant. But Morton had the law on her side, and through a Facebook page she ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    Ruthless releases posthumous LP, members play the Rock tonight

    Local hip hop ensemble Ruthless has released its final album. Two of the group's MCs are playing live tonight in Maplewood.

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    Man who dropped puppy off balcony is sentenced

    Law bites man convicted of felony animal cruelty.

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2009

    Dungeons & Dragons co-creator dies in St. Paul at 61

    Arneson died peacefully in St. Paul hospice care, his daughter said.

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2009

    3M offers buyouts to 3,600 employees

    3M Co., based in Maplewood, is offering buyouts to 3,600 U.S. employees in their latest effort to cut costs and staff.

  • Calendar

    December 17, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    Minnesota's terrible Tuesday: Job loss roundup

    Happy Holidays, you're laid off. There are no holiday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2008

    Terrorism Awaits: toxic mushroom cloud boom

    chemical.bomb.jpgOf the 101 most dangerous chemical facilities in the country, Minnesota is home to 3—one in St. Paul Park, one i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2008

    Coleman's lead: 238

    We last reported his lead at 337, but now it's down again to 238.

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2008

    10/15 Morning Must Reads

    Mass_media_4.jpgWednesday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.

  • News

    March 19, 2008

    Beer as combat sport

    Boxing commissioner Scott LeDoux unleashes "Miller Lite Technique"

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2007

    Crime blotter: let's play hockey!

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    On December 29 at approximately 2:47 a.m. St. Paul police officers were dispatched to 1482 Grand Avenue to investigate a robbery ... More >>

  • News

    May 17, 2006

    Nightlife, Next Exit

    Tonight we're gonna party Maplewood-style

  • News

    December 14, 2005

    Local Music Yearbook '05

    Rappers were hot. Smokers were cold. Rockers were on Myspace. And sometime after the last Katrina benefit, we wrote it all down for you.

  • News

    December 15, 2004

    Meet The Musicians

    Checking in with some Minnesota music makers

  • Music

    September 6, 2000
  • News

    June 10, 1998

    We'll Always Have White Bear Lake

    Who needs Paris when there's haunted mini-golf, moonlight bowling, and a wild, wild river right in your back yard?

  • News

    August 13, 1997

    Embattled Creek

    East Side residents called their own hearing to ask Ramsey County Commissioner Dino Guerin and his colleagues to stop a 1978 plan to build in Battle Creek Park.

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